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years with a relatively flat budget. you can see we're currently funded at the 2.8 percent of the operating budget and that's slightly below the industry benchmark of 4.7 i'm asking for a one-time funding for our disaster operations. it's to help us to bring up the datacenter and capacity and backs up in the event of a major earthquake or disturbance. the contingent of operation is role to bring additional support for the growth and demand as we've gone from less than a one hundred applications to over one
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hundred and thirty. a person could only do showing so much but we need more collaboration so you see a new position in her. what's existing and immense we collect a lot of data from water and power to sewer and to discharge to make sure we're providing that to the gms is a way to do that electronically and in a coordinated fashion. that's when you read about the historian it's a historian to be able to provide information from billing to kill what did hours generated around the clock. so 834 positions total about $22 million with one time
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increases over the next year in particular. the other area whether there is a request for your consideration for charment is human resources. we want to put this in prospective they hired one hundred and 24 members lecturer. when we were talking about 3 years ago and roughly half of our employees were eligible for retirement we had about temple percent retire so we've seen that of that 4 hundred hires half were seasonal employees and another 90 were promptal opportunity if people can develop and groaning grow within the organization. so a lot of volume for hiring
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and we will see that to continue given our experienced workforce. the department has also paid people inadequately accurately they run an efficient program concluding coordination with nancy officer and those people are making just in time learning as folks became in needing to be updated on crowd prevention and awareness. we see that as the future. the health and safety department is out there doing training. over 4 hundred and 43 respiratory. the upcoming initiatives would be we desire to have on every
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managements desktop a one page view of every position we're hiring and where they were in the most of that hiring. that's a huge advance for managers because as you've noted with our 4 hundred appoints lecturer there's a lot that happens but when you're running a how this operation there's a great zeal to a track. another consideration we ask is an idea that will develop into an initiative sf he puc university. this is a way to organize and strategically align the pipelines to have the public outreach and the awareness of the upcoming jobs that the puc has with the openings we're projected to have.
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we're at the beginning of the stiejz through the leadership of the general manager of identifying where we have key position clarifications from engineers to accountants and everything in between of where we're likely to have need in the next 5 to 10 years. this will help to put the framework to develop curriculums and skills and knowledge and abilities so folks will know who 20 and just starting their career or mid career like myself to know what to focus on to make sure we're prepared for tomorrow. to put this into prospective through our leadership we've invested $5 billion in the wastewater program and about $7 billion in the next 10 year capital program. we're asking you to consider is
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to do the same attach investment seed money for the human capital side for the folks who are running the $5 billion of water system improvements. that's what you see on slide 22 in charge the university preparedness. we have a lot more work and the general manager wants to study this is a place holder but existing. other adjustment is minor. some more drivers enhancement but primarily sf puc university for 4 place holder positions. we have about is percent in every one hundred and 31 in the puc that are related to training and development. that's compared to one of the leaders in the utility colorado
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spripgz utility they have one person for every 74 employees. this would be an auction e augmentation tour our $73 million that's training and development related. so thank you to linda shows our h.r. s director she makes all the hiring and a training and development happen so thank you to linda and the 60 folks on her team. so those are the proposals and quickly the general manager operating budget is flat from temporary funding and staff time but otherwise in keeping with the flat budget that's the small change there. we noted we had some rearrangements and the records management function has been
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moved over to business fupgz and out of the general manager office. it's the general manager budget if you have any questions, i'll be happy to answer them before i recap on the 10 year capital plan had he major plan >> commissioner caen. >> going to fleet management operations page 11 and a okay. >> just have a couple of questions. are we still required to use the city shop so far repairs at a higher cost >> we do many of those currently some on our own and some through central shops and periodically have looked at that. right now we have about 15 hundred and 66 vehicles we maintain and don't have the capacity to do it ourself.
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it's a continuous relook and balancing that makes sense for us to do it. we have a benefit if central shops where we have an additional fueling sources in addition to our tanks. >> that's twags been an issue. now i want a list of the attaches vehicles that we own and what the plan is to build as green as possible with the ones we're replacing >> we'll make that as part of the summary for the next meeting on the 11th. >> commissioner vietor. i like that online water usage transition it's great.
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i'm wondering with our drought that on us about those water audits maybe you didn't mention that but it seems like there are maybe be a need to ramp that up and put out there whether in the bills or something a that's an available service i don't think people know that you can have your water system audits and you can have reduced costs to conceive water and i know that richie will talk about the water supply but his budget included $8 million for the conservation and the local showerheads >> it seems like that would be concessions in water to get your word out there and get your
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water system audited everyone can do that in 70 san francisco. i want to give a call it out a couple of my staffers. driver's license already updating those are and retraining to handle the volumes of calls >> rig >> right. >> so with that, i have a couple of slides the capital plan i'll be very, very short and what this means for affordability. we'll cover water first. this is behind tab 5 for water.
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on the slides in front of you this is a summary of your capital plan. i think for the sake of time i'll just go through the big picture summary i know you've had a chance to review the nearly 4 hundred pages over the weekend. the summary is that the water capital plan is coming down about $140 million it was mentioned that is a deferral of the recycle water like the facilities to make room for the addition for the wee accept like the cal versus stand and the tunnel addition augmentation the water water and a hetch hetchy and our hetch hetchy discussion we had if in detail the last
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time. it's mainly $200 million of change related to what you've heard as part of the 20-year program for the s example i p. let's see what that means for the financial plan. so in the financial plan if i could have the slides brought for the television audience. the financial plan takes the budget numbers and puts those in what it means in insuring affordability. this is the pennies per gallon of cost over 20 years with the capital plan changes as well the proposed budget before you we'll be moving water rates from slightly less than a penny to
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slightly over a penny. the blue bar is the water rates per gallon and the green is the cost of waste water treatment. so you'll in today for our customers it's about a penny to deliver the water at the tap and just over a penny to treat it and make it clean to discharge it into the ocean. you'll see that on the chart >> as you look at the water that also includes the large portion of $4. billion plus that we've invested it's 1/3rd to 2/3rd's and it's pretty much even we haven't made an investment in the sewer side yet. you'll see in later years the
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proposition will coming come back into alignment >> it's a penny to inclusive the water. >> from hetch hetchy down to a tap in san francisco it's under a penny. >> for one gallon then he and then do take it from the tap to the system. >> just over a penny. >> and that's not with any capital just the cost of delivery. >> not that's operations everything with the capital improvement the water system rebuild and also as was mentioned the system rebuild as well. i like to think of this as the best deals in the bay area it's incredible what else can you buy for a penny >> nothing. >> even with the $7 billion program for sewer it's projected
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to go from one people to over 4 pennies of inflation. by that's still affordable. what does that mean to our average customer that's on slide 3. i went back two years with the finance team to show you what you've heard. wherever we try to make it more forcible it's highlighted in green the average bill is slightly lower than what we told you because we've been able to keep the budget flat or the refinancing on our debt service to save the taxpayers' money. we have a graft to show you the annoyed bill. and also then have one that does the affordability index.
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and then i'd like to point to you on slide 6, slide 6 is a very busy slide and i apologize important that. it takes the entire budget and says of that average monthly bill of that anchorage 8 percent increase why is it happening it is because of capital or the 24/7 operations repair and replacement. this tells us how that news over the next 10 years. you can role see that 75 percent of all that growth is capital investment in paying the mortgage payment. we're reinvesting in the system at unprecedented levels. it's just our place and space many time where we are at the reinvestment cycle that
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highlights that. so with that i'll if you have any questions, i'll be happy to answer them. the packet is as delineated as also where the balance of affordability and still being able to fit into the $7 billion capital program >> i guess i have one more question around the one cent thing. you know, if you were trying to begin efficiencies in the system would it make sense to do that upstream on the delivery side understanding the capital needs and concerns or san francisco don't it make sense on the treatment side. where i'm going maybe this is a
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longs term stride maybe than upstream >> yeah. if you look at our wieft water we're combined systems so the majority of our water that comes into the wastewater is run off astronomer water and from showers and flushing down the toilets that's a small amount of water that we treat you know we have - >> it would be interesting to look at maybe coming down if there's leaks in the system if it's better to invest upstream rather than taking the infrastructure or rather at the home level where your introducing those conservation dies and i don't know where this
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all plays button but where the costs are and where the people by penny plays out. i think it's an interesting it's a penny eventually those capital costs will come down and it will be an even fold of delivery versus treatment >> members of the commission mr. cruise. as we do our overall capital plan we're balancing those now because even if we had an infinite amount of money to spend we have infinity space speaker we're building as much
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as efficient capacity as much that's why we're pushing the green structure if we were to build for tunneled and tanks we would run out of space so the transmittal especially bottom line where do we have the most deficiency upstream and down stream and spend our money there >> on that same vein quickly one of the most existing is on the power side. not only are we running the power system we're producing electricity so some of the waters is not only producing electricity but with the mick hydrant is producing it a second
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time in city and a third time and digesters organization. it's interesting how we can take a drop of water and create electricity 3 wants to the anti flow. so more to come as we do the digester rebuilds. with that, i know we have a number of follow-up items that we intoxicate down and will report to you. it's the last we are unless there's closing remarks by the general manager. >> i believe you want to do any public comment? if there's no objection we'll go to the any public comment? for those who already spoke you have 5 minutes and if you haven't been given an opportunity you'll have 3
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minutes >> i'm dr. jackson i was on the task force to come up with, in fact, i'm the one that brought up community benefits for bayview hunters point. i know on the sewage has been in bayview hunters point since 1950 and that's a long time to the community to be smelling what they've been smelling in the community. workforce and city build came out of most cities from hunters point. that program has been taken from our community and city would i do everything that hunters point brought all the pennies have not gone to city would i do my community has not received any of the benefits. the hopes program started that.
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you know, the vice president of the united states came here and thanked me for the programs we have here in hunters point. what i feel is happening here in hunters point the senior program their this would fund guess what they've allocated $20,000 and you haven't done anything you said you were going to do. >> first of all, i want to thank all the presenters for giving us some qualify information. i suggest to the commissioners we need to get the university students involved because that's the way to go so we can think
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outside the box. we need to think about a lot of things outside the box. i'm suggesting that we role do speak meaningful outreach and when we do some meaningful he outreach i'm requesting cultural outreach. like the poly negligence in our community don't leave them out you need to look at that. and finally, when it comes to communities benefits i'm suggesting to you, we need to invest in violence prospective and intrejs the mayor and prior cohesive knows that and the general manager knows this we can't be working in a community
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that's a war zone. and everything there is trouble they call me and ask me to reduce the violence. commissioners some of you have seen that's i chastises happening this is the time to have the community. thank you very much >> yolanda. >> yolanda you have 3 minutes because you haven't spoken on item 5. >> i'm appalled by your congestion our number 2 is our number 1 would you think that is funny. i can't believe in 9014 i'm standing here talking about this. the shirt that the commission is wearing you're talking about not only from this city but cities have dumped on them since the
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1980s. my parents ran from the south and now san francisco i understand the policies that are incest and the way you rub it into their faces it reminds we when i saw in florida black barbs being alligator meals. i'm just i'm at a loss for words but the black community has been dealt this crap for for two long and we're tired of being defecated on. i think about san bruno what happened with the exploration happened what are you doing to help to prepare our communities for a disaster that could
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happen. i hope that the brass disregard for the lives who have to live in this crap is not taken so lighting. i feel like i'm reading a history book and hearing about the disagreed 0 south. i look at this but to put the people who would create a campaign is saying you're trying to get rid of the black people. i understand why black people are running. we have policies that are continuing with the blast ant disregard how can the allow this
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to happen why not put shirts out saying black people go back to africa. i want to respond that yolanda we worked with the community and we had a task force on the digesters and it was the digesters the wish of the task force to keep the digesters driver's license and what we're doing as a department we are going to invest $2 billion in that community of keeping the digesters to make to something we're proud of. we want to be a point of designation and this is what the community. we've had how many meetings should we move the digesters or
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not so francisco can talk to you and what we're trying to do is raise the visibility of what we do so people will invest in our treatment so we can afford $2 billion in the community and having jobs and having people participate and invest and doing a construction assistance center in the community and working on the migration in the community so we're going to try to do our besto to make that community engage in the community. i can indefinitely talk to you off lion. as people indicated we haven't did you live much but they all talk about for example, robert woods came up and talked about